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Lloyd Gedye

Dismay over ‘missing’ Mendi medals

The centenary was ‘soulless’ after plans to give medals to 607 soldiers were shelved

A hundred years later, no medals for 607 drowned soldiers

The soldiers who drowned on the SS Mendi in 1917 were supposed to be honoured with medals of honour in February. The president never signed the order.

Reliving West African highlife

A music professor at a Ghanaian university has brought to life the pioneers of highlife music that emerged in the 1920s and evolved.

Your top 10 picks for new SABC board

It’s not a scientific poll, but here’s the public’s choice of candidates to run the public broadcaster

​Got old plastic? Here’s how to cash in on your unwanted vinyl

There’s money to be made from records and most transactions take place online.

It’s high noon for beleaguered SAA as Zuma and Gordhan face off

The airline is facing collapse, and all eyes are on the presidency and treasury to see who blinks first.

Steel giant hobbled by ball and chain ahead of crunch hearings on import protection

Amsa’s record fine for price collusion comes at a time when protection is topping the agenda.

North, south, east and west, throw your hands up: Jo’burg residents despair of crime

Locals complain about being attacked and robbed and are dissatisfied about the lack of attention paid to their problems.

Tshwane residents have lost faith in the ANC and complain bitterly about crime

If what the people in the street are saying is anything to go by, the ANC is in trouble in the country’s largest municipality.

‘Black Lives Matter’ explores Marikana residents’ fight against a mining company, a chief and a municipality

The documentary shows that the Marikana massacre is an example of the ongoing battles for the people who live on the platinum belt.

‘The Endless River’ shatters awkward silence on race, rape and violence in SA

This new feature film zooms in on race and class divides that continue to haunt the so-called Rainbow Nation.

Wonderboy mockumentary on the ANC: ‘I don’t know what will happen when JZ sees this’

A new mockumentary featuring SA’s top comic talents is awash with cheeky shots stolen at ANC rallies and even a few choice political cameos.

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